Picture of Zeppelin Hindenburg under construction

Picture of Zeppelin Hindenburg under construction

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LZ 129 Hindenburg

LZ 129 Hindenburg was one of the largest airships in the history and a marvel of technology at the time. It was able to pass the Atlantic faster than fastest transatlantic ships and it did 34 times. It also marked the end of the Era of the Zeppelins.

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